Exhibit openings at both The Arts Council and The University of Alabama Galleries in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center take place on First Fridays from 5-8 pm and are free and open to the public.
Quick Facts620 Greensboro Ave. Phone: (205) 758-5195
Hours: First Friday 5-8 p.m.
The Arts Council Gallery and The University of Alabama Gallery
The Arts Council Gallery Exhibit:
Exhibit: 33rd West AL Juried Show
Dates: December 7-21
Reception: December 7 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday
West Alabama artists were allowed to submit up to three works for judging including two and three dimensional pieces. Twenty-eight submissions were chosen representing artists in Jefferson, Pickens, Shelby and Tuscaloosa counties. Jason Guynes, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History and Professor of Art and Painting at The University of Alabama, served as the adjudicator. Established in 1985, the West Alabama Juried Show represents The Arts Council’s mission to promote the arts in Tuscaloosa County. The exhibit offers local artists the opportunity to have their work displayed in a public setting and possibly win cash awards for their efforts.
The University of Alabama Gallery Exhibit:
Exhibit: "Alabama Types: Poets, Playwrights & Storytellers featuring the Steve Soboroff Typewriter Collection"
Dates: December 7 from 5-8 p.m.; Exhibit concludes on December 7
Gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. For more information about First Friday and a list of participating galleries, visit www.firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.